The asbestos bonanza

The asbestos bonanza

Trial lawyers and Democrats team up share big bucks Mesothelioma. For most of us, the name of this asbestos-caused lung cancer is synonymous with bad late-night TV commercials imploring those afflicted to sue for contracting the disease. And with good cause. For roughly 3,000 Americans each year, it is a death sentence. Sadly, mesothelioma’s victims...

Why did meat become carcinogenic?

Why did meat become carcinogenic?
According to a report published today by the British newspaper «The Daily Mail», the World Health Organization (WHO) listed bacon, burgers, sausages and other meat products among potentially cancer-causing substances. Raw meat is also likely to be included in the «encyclopedia of carcinogens». According to the expert opinion, it is only «slightly less dangerous than...

What happened with the charity house with AC roof sheets in Yen Bai?

What happened with the charity house with AC roof sheets in Yen Bai?
Mr. Nguyen Van Quang’s family, who living in Van Lang commune, Yen Bai province, has been identified as one of the poor households in the commune. The family of 4 must live in a makeshift tent with leaves roof. At the end of 2019, his family was supported by the local government and business community...

CHRYSOTILE CEMENT PRODUCTS: SUSTAINABLE, RELIABLE, AFFORDABLE

CHRYSOTILE CEMENT PRODUCTS: SUSTAINABLE, RELIABLE, AFFORDABLE
For many years, the chrysotile producers and users’ community has been promoting the safe and secure use of the chrysotile fibre. Many recent scientific studies have confirmed that the use of chryso-cement products, under the current regulations, doesn’t create an unacceptable level of health risk for people, or for the environment. In all chryso-cement products,...

No case of cancer has been found due to drinking water from AC roof sheets

No case of cancer has been found due to drinking water from AC roof sheets
(Lai Chau Newspaper) AC roof sheets have been produced in Vietnam since 1963 with the main blending components including 7-10 percent of chrysotile fiber, 90 percent of cement and other additives. With superior properties such as high elasticity and strength, good friction resistance, resistance to alkaline environment, electrical insulation, thermal insulation, persistence ect., chrysotile helps...
Eurasian Economic Commission Supports Chrysotile Asbestos

Eurasian Economic Commission Supports Chrysotile Asbestos

International Alliance of Trade Union Organizations «Chrysotile» supports the decision of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), the regulatory body of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), to recommend that member countries (EEU unites Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia) develop a unified position on international trade and the use of chrysotile asbestos. The...

President Trump Expected to Support the Asbestos Fact Act

President Trump Expected to Support the Asbestos Fact Act
According to an article, President Donald Trump will likely support the Asbestos FACT Act. The bill, which was introduced by U. S. Rep. Blake Farenthold (R. Texas) in February of 2017, was approved by a House Judiciary Committee as the Fairness in Class Action Legislation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017. It repeatedly...

Support for a safe and responsible use of chrysotile fibre keeps on growing

Support for a safe and responsible use of chrysotile fibre keeps on growing
For a number of years, various stakeholders have raised the issue of the safety of replacement products for chrysotile. Repeatedly, in different fora, representatives from international and scientific organizations as well as many well-known scientists have highlighted numerous risks associated with the use of such products whose true impact on human health and level of...

Chrysotile remains a legal substance

Chrysotile remains a legal substance
During the 9th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention, taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, from April 29 to May 10, 2019, the conference did not add chrysotile to the list of restricted and prohibited substances in its Appendix 3. This information was reported by the Chrysotile Information Center (CIC) in...

The story of AC roof sheet industry after 60-year existence with people

The story of AC roof sheet industry after 60-year existence with people
(Thai Binh Newspaper) Around the year of 1963, AC roof sheets (also called chrysotile-cement sheets) were manufactured in our country. With suporior characteristics such as good quality, high durability, resistance to typical hot and humid climate and large temperature difference, especially in coastal areas and mountainous areas, AC roof sheets are preferred by people.
Getting ready to deconfine the economy: Study confirms low risks in demolition of buildings containing asbestos

Getting ready to deconfine the economy: Study confirms low risks in demolition of buildings containing asbestos

In March 2020, Science of Total Environment published an important study on asbestos emissions associated with the demolition of abandoned buildings. Demolition of old residential dwellings that can create potential risks associated with the presence of asbestos is often a key component of urban revitalization. It was therefore crucial to measure the importance of potential...

An European Union Law and Regulations confirms that chrysotile can be used safely

An European Union Law and Regulations confirms that chrysotile can be used safely
On June 22 2016, the European Union confirmed that chrysotile fibres will be used in the chlorine industry, at least, until 2025. Rising above the anti-asbestos lobby’s relentless propaganda and the pretenses of a litigation business bent on pretending that a single fibre can be a cause of death, Europe as thus reaffirmed that chrysotile...

No ban of asbestos cement products in the US

No ban of asbestos cement products in the US
The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) has just published a final rule that will become effective in 60 days or about June 17, 2019. This final rule states that NO ban of asbestos cement pipes and sheets will be pursued in the USA by EPA.  When the proposed Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) was published on...